At AAMI, we just don’t give you the news. We provide context and expert analysis about the latest trends and topics in healthcare technology. And we listen to you through our many forums and social media. Stay informed and stay engaged!
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- You can read the latest News and Press Releases or subscribe to the AAMI news feed by clicking on the orange icon above.
- Visit the AAMIBlog—see the most recent contributions in the right column. Your post or response to a post is always welcome.
- Check out the Hot Topics area where you'll find up-to-date information on topics from alarm systems to wireless technology.
- AAMI's discussion groups are a good way to talk about an issue—whether you are asking a question or giving an answer.
- The AAMI Podcast explores today's most pressing healthcare technology challenges and the multidisciplinary approaches that are being used to clarify and resolve them.
- Submit an article, paper, or commentary to BI&T, our peer-reviewed journal, by sending an email to editor Joe Sheffer at firstname.lastname@example.org. Letters to the editor are also welcome.
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From the AAMIBlog
January 4, 2018 – Arif Subhan: Educating Future Generations of Healthcare Technology Management Professionals
Over the years, many of us have participated in mentoring, training, and certification activities related to the work of healthcare technology management (HTM) professionals (both clinical engineers and biomedical equipment technicians [BMETs]). Personally and professionally, we have benefited immensely from these efforts and found them to be highly rewarding. Many certification programs are available to […]
January 2, 2018 – William Hyman: FDA Database for Medical Device Recalls Falls Short
The FDA's database for medical device recalls has a search function that includes a pull-down menu for the root cause of the recall. These root causes correspond to the single "FDA Determined Cause" on each recall notice. There are six different entries on the menu that use the word software. These are (in the order […]
December 14, 2017 – Mark Heston: Want to Help Patients? Start Thinking Like One
A couple of years ago, I participated in an informal study. The study centered on improving patient satisfaction scores. During a three-day stay, the patient interfaced with an average of 64 hospital staff members. Blue scrubs. Grey scrubs. Green scrubs. No scrubs. White coats. Blue coats. Long coats. Short coats. Name tags. No name tags. […]